#1 Frontpoint

Pros:

  • 100% wireless—no need for landlines
  • Control with internet or smart phone
  • Reliable Wireless security systems
  • Speedy set-up and activation

Cons:

  • Some reported glitches in software

Frontpoint is one of the first in security systems with interactive smart phone management. They offer easy installation packages including interactive communication and constant video monitoring of your property. They also provide safety notifications that are sent directly to your smart phone as email or text message. Because intruders are getting smarter about landlines—often cutting them before breaking and entering—it just makes sense to have a cellular based alarm system. Plus, it is more reliable and less expensive!

855-873-5594

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Rating: 9.3/10 (1323 votes cast)

#2 Protect America Security

Pros:

  • One of the largest security companies in the U.S.
  • Flexible, Affordable, and Reliable
  • Named Consumer’s Digest “Best Buys”
  • Offers vehicle tracking and surveillance
  • Has protect over 400,000 America homes

Cons:

  • Reported billing and warranty issues

Protect America Security was founded in 1992, and since then it has become one of the country leading home security companies. Protect America secures customers in all 50 states, with more than 400,000 customers over its 20 year history. They provide landline, broadband, and cellular monitoring of your personal property that can be accessed easily and securely. Protect America is unique in that they also offer vehicle tracking with their security packages. Protect America draws on GE’s innovative wireless technology to save customers’ money while maintaining a high level of service.

888-305-9673

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Rating: 9.0/10 (1223 votes cast)

#3 ADT Security

Pros:

  • State of the art equipment
  • Customizable packages
  • Worldwide recognition
  • Innovative and reliable security solutions for homes and business

Cons:

  • Higher sign-up costs compared to others
  • Requires ongoing contract

ADT Security has been around since the early 1900’s and is by far the largest security company in the country. It is so popular that ADT Home Security has become a household name. ADT has achieved worldwide recognition through its innovative and reliable security solutions for over 100 years. Most people are familiar with the blue sign that ADT uses have their yard and windows. It lets intruders know that this house is being monitored by the most trusted and largest security company in America. ADT offers industrial strength protection for residential and business properties. The products that ADT uses are never low-end; they are state of the art and always on the cutting edge of technology. ADT uses wired and wireless options in its security solutions.

855-313-8496

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Rating: 8.8/10 (1035 votes cast)

#4 LifeShield Security

Pros:

  • Check on your home from Anywhere
  • Made for both homeowners and renters
  • Fire, water, and temperature detector
  • Home camera monitoring

Cons:

  • A few software glitches have been reported

How do you know if LifeShield Security is right for you and your family? You can rest assured that you are doing business that is known for its low prices and great customer service. With its competitive pricing and technologically-forward products, LifeShield Security is a perfect fit for any family. What’s more is that LifeShield is one of the few home security companies that offer no contract, pay-as-you-go service. This helps avoid the always difficult process of getting out of pricey contracts and disconnection fees.

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Rating: 8.6/10 (620 votes cast)

#5 Vivint Security

Pros:

  • Made for the “smart home”
  • Access through internet and smart phones
  • Over 850,000 customers
  • Friendly and knowledgeable technicians and customer service operators

Cons:

  • Reported billing and warranty issues

Vivint Security is known for its easy and responsive home security systems. Vivint is relatively new to the home security market, being founded in 1999. It is often referred to as “the future of residential home security” and is intended for the smart home and is cutting edge. It’s more than standard security; Vivint also offers 24/7 video surveillance, appliance and thermostat control, and electricity management. Vivint is one of the country’s largest and foremost automation companies and services over 850,000 customers across the country.

855-313-8501

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Rating: 8.4/10 (963 votes cast)